Viewfinder is Pacific Standard's daily photo feature, showcasing one image from the news.
The U.S. has a rough track record with how it treats new parents, but there are reasons to believe that this could soon be a thing of the past.
Costumed dancers participate in the annual West Indian Day Parade on September 3rd, 2018, in Brooklyn. The parade is one of the biggest celebrations of Caribbean culture in North America.
Crowds of people pack the streets as they leave McMahons Point after viewing the midnight fireworks display on New Year's Eve in Sydney, Australia.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks about the city's response to climate change at Hunter's Point South Park on April 22nd, 2019, in the Queens borough of New York City.
A child stands alongside the Fearless Girl after a ceremony unveiling the statue's new permanent location outside the New York Stock Exchange on December 10th, 2018.